The Downey Legend

Finding common interests

Finding common interests

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

October 9, 2012

From the new Glee club to the KIWIN’S service club, many organized goups throughout campus held a meet-and-greet to urge new members to join, on Sept.18 and 19, during both lunches by the rally stage. Students were anxious to know what each club encompassed and how they could fit in. For the first...

Words from the wise

Marilyn Ramirez, Co-Copy Editor

June 21, 2012

With the many questions juniors hold in regards to college and the application process, seniors held the Senior to Junior Q&A on June 8, in the DHS library. They provided aid to future applicants with the stressful decisions that come with applying for education after high school. “This was...

The final season

The final season

Norma Flores, Sports Assistant

June 15, 2012

After CIF titles were won by the girls volleyball team during the Fall and the girls soccer team during the Winter, there were high expectations to what the Spring season held for the Downey Vikings. The season consists of boys volleyball, swim, track and field, baseball, softball, and tennis. Although...

Executing all the right plans

Executing all the right plans

Hanna Suarez, Arts & Entertainment Editor

May 11, 2012

Students in Jeannette Hernandez’ Entrepreneur class packed their products and rolled up their arrangements for a Business Plan Competition on Wed., May 2, at Santte High School Los Angeles, California. Amongst Hernandez’ students who were ranked highest in a group of 600 other competitors are Vincent...

Vikings easily take the win from Dominguez Hills

Vikings easily take the win from Dominguez Hills

Norma Flores, Sports Assistant

May 8, 2012

After seven innings of baseball, the Vikings dominated against Dominguez Hills in a 6-0 win on May 1, at 3:00 pm at the baseball field.  The game, although originally to be played at Dominguez Hills, proved to be too much for them. From the start, Downey took control of the game. The home team was...

Gathering for the new spring competitors

Gathering for the new spring competitors

Marilyn Ramirez, Co-Copy Editor

April 27, 2012

Thousands of students filled the Allen Layne Stadium on Apr. 20 looking down onto the track for the 2011-2012 Spring Sports Assembly, despite the ninety-degree weather. From boys’ tennis to girls’ lacrosse, Downey High School teams were proud to represent themselves for the current season with their...

All in it together

All in it together

Kathy Ochoa, Staff Writer and Photographer

April 24, 2012

Downey’s varsity girls lacrosse put up a fight against Peninsula on Wed., April 18 in the Allen Layne Stadium. Preparing for the season came naturally, but games required not only strong plays and shots but as well teamwork. With the season soon coming to an end, the team learned new ways to improve...

Not too many cowboys at Sadies

Marilyn Ramirez, Co-Copy Editor

April 4, 2012

Cowboys and cowgirls of all grade levels gathered into the gymnasium for a renewed Sadie Hawkins dance on Mar. 23 from 8-11pm, which was hosted by the senior class. For this particular juncture, the tables turned on the girls who felt the pressure that males typically did when it comes to asking someone...

Varsity swim crush the Lancers

Norma Flores, Sports Assistant

April 3, 2012

After an easy win against St. Joseph’s by the girls varsity swim team, and a loss by the boys against St. John Bosco, the Vikings searched to redeem themselves against the Bell Gardens Lancers on March 29, at 3 p.m., at the Downey Aquatic Center. The meet started promptly with the medley relays,...

Boys varsity volleyball’s defeated by the Bears

Hanna Suarez, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 3, 2012

The varsity boys volleyball team faced a defeat at Warren on Thurs., March 22, with their second loss against the Bears 0-3 for the second time. The crowd was left on the edge of their seats only to be disappointed by the consistency of Downey’s plays. The team seemed to be pumped for the game as they...

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